Diesel Technician


  • Posted 3 years ago
  • Chicago, Illinois
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Looking for Diesel Technician - Level = A, or very strong Diesel Tech. Must have minimum of 4 years of relevant experience

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Shift: 1st M-F 8AM-5PM
Heavy Duty Truck Technicians - Tractor / Trailers)

Pay: $27-$30 P/H DOE

Looking for technicians with medium or heavy duty truck and trailer experience if possible. Must have trouble shooting and electrical experience that is key to this location.

Position Summary: Fleet Mechanic is responsible for the repair, maintenance and overhaul of fleet diesel equipment within our family of businesses. An A level Mechanic may run a fleet shop in absence of a Fleet Shop Manager or Lead Mechanic.

Required Skills and Experience:
" High school diploma or GED.
" Minimum of 5+ years related experience.
" Must possess own tools.
" Valid Driver's License to operate applicable company vehicles
" Acceptable motor vehicle record in compliance with Department of Transportation regulations.
" Ability to work any schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
" Ability to utilize an on board computer and desktop computer.
" Ability to read and speak English sufficiently to be able to converse with the public, understand highway traffic signs and signals, respond to official questions, and be able to make legible entries on reports and records.
" Ability to frequently lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 50 pounds, occasionally lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 50 pounds.
" Some travel may be required.
" Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
" This position must pass a post-offer background and drug test.

Preferred Skills and Experience:
" ASE Certifications (Including Master-T).
" Trade school diploma or certification.
" Commercial Driver's License.
Lift gate and material handling experience is a plus

People or Process Management Responsibility: None

Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:
" Diagnose, rebuild and repair fleet diesel equipment (tractors, trailers, refrigeration units).
" Complete preventative maintenance of fleet diesel equipment.
" Complete thorough documentation for work orders of repairs and preventative maintenance through the online Enterprise Asset Management system.
" May be required to operate a company vehicle to diagnose and repair equipment as part of a road-side service call.
" May participate in regular meetings with customer.
" Ensure equipment has required licensing and registration prior to being deemed as "roadworthy".
" Maintain a clean and organized work area.
" Install, replace, and repair onboard computers (XRS or XataNet) and/or cameras (Drive Cam)
" Work in a safe manner, per company, local, state and federal policies and regulations.
" Train other employees, act as a mentor.
" Any other duties as assigned.


Working Conditions:

Shop, office, yard, vehicle environment, may require lifting of 20 to 50 lbs., at least once a day. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.





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